San Jose Veteran Serves His Pals In Retirement « Cbs San Francisco

Neighbors call this week’s Jefferson Award winner a “saint” and a “national treasure.” But Charley Stephanski says he just likes to make people smile.
Charles Stephanski – or Charley – is the man neighbors call on when they need to properly dispose of hazardous household products.
SAN JOSE (KPIX 5) He’s a good friend to hundreds of senior citizens in South San Jose, helping them get rid of what’s too toxic to trash.
He drops off truckloads to the Household Hazardous Waste center.
So for his free hazardous waste disposal trips and selfless service, this week’s Jefferson Award in the Bay Area goes to Charles Stephanski.

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